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Plea in NGT opposes Okhla eco-zone decision

Source: The Times of India, Date: August , 2015

The National Green Tribunal on Friday sought the Centre's response on a petition that wants the August 19 notification issued by the environment ministry demarcating the eco-sensitive sensitive zone around the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. The eco-sensitive zone encompasses an area of 100 metres on the eastern, western and southern sides of the sanctuary and 1.27 km on the north, up to the DND Flyway. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued a notice to the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF), the National Board for Wildlife, the Uttar Pradesh government, the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and others, seeking replies by September 14.

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